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Friday, February 4, 2022

Is there anything cuter than a chuckling baby — happy, curious, and squealing with delight with every new toy? A baby exudes love, trust, and dependence to everyone in the room — often being the centre of attention. But how quickly the … Read more

Training In Righteousness

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Looking at a first-level workbook in the Accelerated Christian Education system, a high school student exclaimed, "Mrs. B, I want to do this work. It looks so easy!" To him it appeared easy, but to the first grader whose book it was, it … Read more

Life Lessons

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Most of the lessons that we learn about life usually come through some sort of trouble or suffering. Pain and pressure, heartache and hard knocks have ways of strengthening us after we endure them. We may not have chosen that way for … Read more

The New Car

Friday, January 24, 2020

Don't get me wrong — I loved my old car. Though it was almost ten years old, it was easy to drive and was still in great shape. My family, however, strongly encouraged me to consider getting a newer car with better safety features. … Read more

The Grizzly

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

As I approached the Yukon border, I noticed a bear hunkered down beside a highway sign. Slowing down in case he decided to run onto the road, I was amazed when he stood up on his hind legs and began waving at me with his left arm and paw. … Read more

The Milk Of The Word

Thursday, October 13, 2016

I was sleeping, or I thought I was, and the thought came to me, If you want to build churches (not necessarily physically), get them into My Word. The Word is like a muscle that can propel us forward. It creates thirst, and it makes us … Read more

What Is Truth?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

During His trial, Jesus was asked by Pilate, "What is truth?" (John 18:38 NKJV) It seems that in today's world, the subject of truth is a rather slippery one. Many prefer to live in a world of relativism where there are no absolutes. … Read more

The Corn Field Connection

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Recently while driving into town, I noticed that the corn on the edge of a farm field was only half the height of the stalks in the centre part. I'm sure that this difference in growth was because the plants on the edge were in the shade … Read more


Monday, September 9, 2013

On a cool, breezy September day, I ventured out with a friend to fly kites at Stinson Beach, which is on the northern coast of California, U.S.A., just north of San Francisco. While we began to fly our kites skyward, our eyes were drawn to … Read more

Disciplined To Discipline

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Dad was a master disciplinarian with a large repertoire of manoeuvres. Among them, his favourite: a haircut. I was a baldheaded child, and as I surpass mid-life, I am reliving my childhood. But there was a time when I could grow hair — … Read more

A Top Coating

Thursday, February 7, 2013

The highway out of our development is being surfaced with a fresh coating of tar. However, it's just a thin layer, and when we drive along it, we still feel the same old bumps in the road. It looks good, but obviously, it's a quick and … Read more


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Some ancient Greek penned these words: "Children are short humans who don't like vegetables." According to this definition, are some adults who don't like vegetables also quite short?

The apostle Paul speaks of Christians who are also … Read more

Life's Strollers

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

I was sitting in a lab, waiting, while my wife was giving blood for tests, when a young mom came in with her baby. The infant was housed in one of the most classy strollers I'd ever seen, complete with … Read more


Sunday, July 17, 2011

Frankie Valli is known for a song back in the 1960s entitled, "Big Girls Don't Cry" — remember? Can you hear him whining "cry-yii-yii"? If you're too young, you might not know this one. You can find it on … Read more

The Good Food Box

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

We just got our first Good Food Box. This community-based plan encourages people to eat fresh, local produce at affordable prices. We ordered the "small box" for ten dollars and got so much produce that it could fit into the … Read more

Jump In

Friday, July 11, 2008

When I was a child, I took swimming lessons each summer. I would start in the beginners' class, because I was afraid to swim in deep water. Finally, in the third year, the instructor put me in the junior class. … Read more

Delivered By Mistake

Wednesday, July 5, 2000

The postal system, like us, is not perfect. Just the other day I received a magazine in our mailbox, which was delivered to us by mistake — maybe! I looked at the front cover: it was all tomatoes. I didn't … Read more

I Guess They Didn't Hear

Wednesday, March 1, 2000

Many months ago, a commercial for a national coffee company featured a smiling senior sauntering up a hill in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, to fetch her morning brew. The walk was part of her social hour as she waved to … Read more

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